Brill’s New Pauly Supplements II - Volume 9 : The Early Mediterranean World, 1200–600 BC

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1.4.2. Material sources and archaeology
(6,478 words)

A. The fragmentation of the Mediterranean in archaeological scholarship

[German source]

A.1. Archaeology and western identity

An identitarian ‘archaeology of knowledge’ (Michel Foucault) was established in written form a good two thousand years before the advent of modern archaeology. Homer’s Odyssey (8th/7th cents.) plumbs…

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Kistler, Erich, “1.4.2. Material sources and archaeology”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements II - Volume 9 : The Early Mediterranean World, 1200–600 BC, English edition by John N. Dillon; Translated by Duncan A. Smart (2018). Original German-language edition: Frühgeschichte der Mittelmeerkulturen: Historisch-archäologisches Handbuch. Herausgegeben von Anna-Maria Wittke. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 2. Staffel, herausgegeben von Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 10. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2015). Consulted online on 27 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-3418_bnps9_COM_005174>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20180517



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